International services

Colin Meager & Co are active members of Integra International, a worldwide association of independent accountancy firms represented in over 45 countries and operating in 120 major cities around the world.

Integra International is an interactive global association of local independent Accounting and Consulting firms dedicated to exchanging information and advising growing businesses and professionals.

Member firms share knowledge openly and regularly, in order to offer expanded professional services to their clients, including meeting their national and international needs.

If you are a UK company, then through our Integra connections, we can help you in trading with overseas companies, selling to overseas markets, and setting up an overseas operation. If you are based outside the UK, but are looking to set up a business operation in Midlands, then we have the necessary expertise to help you through all of the financial, legal and administrative ‘hurdles’ that you may face.

One tool that is available to help you trade internationally is Integra's "Global Update" a quarterly publication that keeps you up to date with the recent news in the areas of international accounting, auditing and tax consulting.To view the current edition please go to www.integra-international.com/documents/Global_Update_September_08_001.pdf

To view past editions please go to www.integra-international.net/int_tax_past.html
 

Please contact us to find out exactly how we can help you.

 To find out more about Integra International please visit the network’s website on www.integra-international.net

Integra International

Integra International is an interactive global association of local independent Accounting and Consulting firms dedicated to exchanging information and advising growing businesses and professionals. It is an interactive association of CPAs, CAs and Business Advisors that share knowledge openly and regularly. Members offer expanded professional services to their clients, including meeting their national and international needs. Each member firm retains its' name and independence. The knowledge (both domestic and international) of the two thousand individuals involved in Integra International is available to be drawn upon by any member needing assistance. English is the working language for the association and all members must have proficiency in it.

All member firms are local firms, owned by successful partners who understand the unique culture of the owner-managed business. As independent, owner-managers, the member firms are committed to the highest professional standards, a full understanding of client needs and strategy and adding value to clients through innovative solutions

Each firm has partners experienced in advising clients engaged in international business as well as local. Particular importance is placed on bridging cultural and linguistic differences between negotiating parties — a vital catalyst for a successful transaction.

Founded in 1994, Integra International now has over 100 individual firms.

Most offices are multilingual enabling clients to conduct business away from home.

Each member firm is independent and no partnership, implied or otherwise, exists between member firms by reason of their membership in Integra International®.

All member firms are local firms, owned by successful partners who understand the unique culture of the owner-managed business. As independent, owner-managers, the member firms are committed to the highest professional standards, a full understanding of client needs and strategy and adding value to clients through innovative solutions. Each firm has partners experienced in advising clients engaged in international business as well as local. Particular importance is placed on bridging cultural and linguistic differences between negotiating parties — a vital catalyst for a successful transaction.

Innovation and profitability are the lifeblood of successful companies. Today's marketplace demands effective business relationships in the right locations. Business needs are changing as information technology makes the world smaller. Integra International® – a dynamic link between business advisors with local expertise and a global perspective.

Each member firm is independent and no partnership, implied or otherwise, exists between member firms by reason of their membership in Integra International®.

 

Specialist services for UK Subsidiaries

Doing business in the UK

Many businesses like yours who are UK Subsidiaries find the constant changes in accounting and tax legislation that surround doing business in the UK, frustrating and time consuming.

You may also be looking to cut costs and your finance function could be one area we can help with.

We would welcome the opportunity to demonstrate how by outsourcing your accounting work, your business will benefit from a reduced workload and a timely and accurate accounting service.

In addition you may well find that our solution saves you overhead costs and reduces your annual audit fees. Many companies like yours, around the world, are using financial outsourcing in this way to ensure that parent companies are provided with timely and meaningful management information as well as reducing employer risk.

To make it easy to get to know us we are offering complimentary consultations to discuss any accounting issues you may have. Contact Colin Meager 0121 233 1407 to arrange your meeting . Alternatively you can email colin@colinmeager.co.uk

Visit Birmingham

For those of you who have not visited our city in recent years you may be surprised to find that Birmingham has re-invented itself and is a thriving,vibrant city. Nick Raynsford the UK Minister for Regeneration has stated that " Birmingham has undergone an amazing urban renaissance which has transformed the City"

Birmingham is the UK's second largest city, at the centre of the UK's transport network with a population of 1.1 million.

The conurbation of the West Midlands has a population of 5.3 million.

To find out more about our city, please use the following links:

To discover what the City can offer you: www.birmingham.org.uk

To find out how the City can help you relocate to Birmingham: www.locatebirmingham/org.uk

To learn about the Professional Services Sector in Birmingham: www.birminghamforward.co.uk

To visit our Art Galleries & Museums: www.bmag.org.uk

Also the Chamber of Commerce can be found on www.bci.org.uk and Birmingham Airport www.bhx.co.uk